Getting all historical in Rome

26th September – 2nd October

The one, the only, the great Colosseum. Now, I am not much of a history kinda person. It just doesn't get me as excited as it does some others. But that said, it was a pretty impressive sight.
The one, the only, the great Colosseum. Now, I am not much of a history kinda person. It just doesn’t get me as excited as it does some others. But that said, it was a pretty impressive sight.

After our lovely couple of days in Cinque Terre (I really wish it could have been longer).. We headed to Siena. Now, Siena.. Siena. I honestly can’t say it did that much for me. It’s a small old Italian city with lots of history (like most). It is quite unique given its shell shaped central ‘square’. And the buildings are all brown brick/stone. So, after two nights there I was excited to get to Rome. Continue reading Getting all historical in Rome

Stunning Cinque Terre

24th September – 26th September

The stunning town of Manarola, Italy. Cinque Terre is a fairly incredible place, and this town was perhaps my favourite of the ones we visited.
The stunning town of Manarola, Italy. Cinque Terre is a fairly incredible place, and this town was perhaps my favourite of the ones we visited.

There are some places that you just have to go.  I think that this was the case for us when it came to visiting a classic Italian coastal spot.. So a trip to Cinque Terre it was.  Continue reading Stunning Cinque Terre

Italy! Venice, canals, wine and seeing the parents

15th September – 19th September

Venice! It was lovely to explore the quieter parts of this amazing place with mum and dad!
Venice! It was lovely to explore the quieter parts of this amazing place with mum and dad!

It was time to make our way to Venice.. We were meeting my parents there (and they were putting us up in a hotel for a few nights, thanks mum and dad!!) Although we could make the trip straight to Venice, we decided to stop for a night in Trieste. Getting from Slovenia to Italy was not so straight forward, however, as trains do not travel between the two. Continue reading Italy! Venice, canals, wine and seeing the parents